A loan of $3,050 helped a member to buy utensils and supplies for her business.

Los Angeless Group's story

This group is called "Los Angeles". It is named after the community in which its members live. The group has nine members who live in the State of Puebla, in Mexico.

Ariana is the group's treasurer. She is 25 years old and studied at high school. She is married and has two children aged 3 and 1. Her business is selling meals. She is known by her fellow group members as a responsible person who has managed to get ahead in life even though she has faced difficulties. She is originally from this community and has made constant progress.

Ariana needs this loan to buy utensils and supplies for her business. She plans to continue investing in her business in order to increase her income. She would like to use the profits that she makes to save up for her children's education and provide them with a better quality of life.

In this group: Graciela, Sarid Ariana, Felix, Cristina, Luisa, Maria Elena, Guadalupe, Gabriela, Karina

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard

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